ship

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noun
ADJECTIVE
cruise, sailing
cargo, container, factory, hospital, supply, transport, whaling

a factory ship that is equipped for freezing and canning

civilian, commercial (esp. AmE), merchant, passenger
military, naval, navy, troop
enemy
amphibious, landing, surface

missiles from surface ships

ocean-going
wooden
passing

The crew was rescued by a passing ship.

pirate, slave

an 18th-century slave ship

… OF SHIPS
fleet
VERB + SHIP
board, come aboard, come on board, go aboard, go on board
be aboard, be on board
sail
manoeuvre/maneuver, pilot, steer
moor

The ship is now permanently moored in Buenos Aires.

command
build, launch
load, unload

The ship had already been unloaded.

load sth onto, unload sth from

The dockers were loading the cargo onto the ship.

christen, name
abandon

The captain gave the order to abandon ship.

go down with

The captain went down with his ship.

scuttle, sink, torpedo
attack, damage, destroy
jump

Some of the crew jumped ship (= left it illegally) and disappeared.

SHIP + VERB
carry sb/sth

a ship carrying more than a thousand people

arrive, dock
anchor

The ship anchored in the bay.

be at anchor, lie at anchor

Their ship lay at anchor in the bay.

depart, go, leave, put out to sea, put to sea, sail, set sail
be wrecked, run aground
capsize
go down, sink
collide with sth, hit sth
be equipped for/with sth
PREPOSITION
aboard a/the ship, on a/the ship, on board a/the ship

They are now on a ship bound for New York.

by ship

There was no time to send the goods by ship.

ship bound for, ship for, ship to
PHRASES
the bow of a ship, the deck of a ship, the stern of a ship
the captain of a ship, the crew of a ship
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verb
Ship is used with these nouns as the object: ↑merchandise

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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